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Zany IRS Rules For Job Search Deductions

By Barbara Perone Even if you itemize the deductions on your federal income taxes, you cannot deduct job search costs under miscellaneous deductions unless they relate to your last job or your current position, according to an article by Gregory … Continue reading

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SCSEP provides free, paid training to people over 55

By Barbara Perone  If you are over 55, want to find work, and qualify, you may be eligible to join an American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) employment training/placement program, if its enrollment period is still open. The free program, … Continue reading

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PSGCNJ Helps 800th Unemployed Professional Land

BRIDGEWATER – PSGCNJ recently helped its 800th unemployed professional go back to work, another milestone for the independent employment community. “Our programs allows unemployed professionals the unique opportunity to keep their skills current, so when the economy is ready, they … Continue reading

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Board Retains Pro Bono Partnership Legal-Services Group to Assist in 501(c)3 Pursuit

BRIDGEWATER – PSGCNJ’s Board of Directors has retained the legal-services nonprofit Pro Bono Partnership for assistance with its pursuit of 501(c)3 tax exempt status. “As we continue to pursue tax-exempt status, our new relationship with Pro Bono Partnership will help us … Continue reading

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PSGCNJ ‘landings’ Surpass 2012 Mark Halfway Through Calendar, Another 70 Professionals Go Back to Work

BRIDGEWATER – After six months in 2013, PSGCNJ has helped more of its unemployed members go back into the workforce than all of last year. PSGCNJ managers (l-r) Kim Lazarus, Haiyan Chen, Cindy Baxter, Toni Maselli and Sharon Smith discuss … Continue reading

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PSGCNJ Joins Somerset County Chamber

1,200 members gain full access to Business Partnership BRIDGEWATER – Upon invitation, PSGCNJ’s Board of Directors has agreed to join the Somerset County Business Partnership, granting its members valuable networking opportunities with area business leaders and employers. “A highly skilled … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Dedicated Worker

By Barbara Perone These days, dedication to one’s job seems to be a thing of the past. But, in rare cases, some people never seems to skip a beat when it comes to work, no matter what happens in their … Continue reading

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